The World According to Maiden Fair

Archive for June, 2007

Common Blue Violet

Posted: Monday, June 11th, 2007 @ 8:54 am in World of Herbs | No Comments »

When I was a child I grew up in an old farm house on the edge of a large wooded hillside. My favorite pastime was of course to walk in the woods. There were berries to pick in the summertime and animals to watch in the fall and winter. I loved to build “cabins” out […]

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Posted: Saturday, June 9th, 2007 @ 5:46 pm in Maiden's Garden, World of Herbs | No Comments »

The Lemon Balm in my garden is ready to harvest. Actually it should be harvested a couple of times a week to keep the plants growing well. In researching the uses of Lemon Balm I found that it is a wonderful tea – alone or mixed with green tea, mint or chamomile, just to name […]


Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2007 @ 5:18 pm in World of Health | No Comments »

Last December I lived through a month of migraines. I literally had a migraine every day. Those days that weren’t filled with pain were filled with the aftermath of pain. I simply can’t think of a worse time of year to have a migraine that during the holidays. Nothing got done that wasn’t absolutly essential. […]

Container Garden

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2007 @ 8:37 am in Maiden's Garden | No Comments »

This year I’ve done research into herbs and container gardening and decided to have a small garden on my deck. I’ve never been very good with getting things to grow, but I do have a love and an interest in herbs and herbology plus I love the color of flowers and the flavors of fresh […]

I’m not getting older!!

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2007 @ 5:10 pm in Maiden's World | No Comments »

Just because those grandchildren are growing up doesn’t mean that I’m getting older!! I refuse to grow up!! One granddaughter graduated from kindergarten this week and the grandson graduated from High school this week. I remember the day when each of them was born. It simply can’t be that long ago!! I really am proud […]

Been Lazy

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2007 @ 12:39 pm in World of Words | No Comments »

I’ve been terribly lazy about writing – just been in a sort of writer’s block. I have added a couple of new stories to the Reader’s Nook a little while back, trying to get caught up on things. Hopefully now that my leg is doing better and my mind is cleared from pain and drugs […]